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  1. Spine robot market to hit $139.9M by 2029

    The global market for spine robots is expected to grow to $139.9 million, according to market research from Data Bridge.
  2. Dr. Kornelis Poelstra completes 1st spine surgery with BoneMRI

    Kornelis Poelstra, MD, PhD, on Nov. 11 completed the first spine surgery based on BoneMRI, MRIguidance said.
  3. Orthopedic Specialists of Southwest Florida to move headquarters

    Orthopedic Specialists of Southwest Florida in Fort Myers is working on a new headquarters and ASC Fort Myers News-Press reported Jan. 25. 

2 new fusion studies highlight benefits of first fully porous PEEK

Spine surgeons want better performing interbody cages. A new porous PEEK technology will become the gold standard. See this white paper with key findings from in-vitro and in-vivo studies.
  1. Spine and Pain Institute among 1st to offer new pain management solution

    Princeton, N.J.-based Regenerative Spine and Pain Institute has become one of the first clinics in the state to offer the WaveWriter Alpha Spinal Cord Stimulator System to treat patients with chronic pain, according to a Jan. 9 report from Princeton Info. 
  2. Spine devicemaker acquired by Acrotec

    Acrotec acquired Axial Medical, a spine and orthopedic devicemaker based in Warminster, Pa.
  3. Dr. Bennie Chiles earns 4th consecutive Castle Connolly honor

    Neurosurgeon Bennie Chiles, III, MD, recieved his fourth consecutive Top Doctor honor from Castle Connolly.
  4. Orthopedic devicemaker behind BEAR implant snags $40M financing

    Miach Orthopaedics secured $40 million in financing to help expand commercialization of the Bridge-Enhanced ACL Restoration, the devicemaker said Jan. 25.

How Conway Regional achieved sepsis program quality, cost improvements in 4 months

Achieving sepsis quality improvements shouldn't take long. This hospital saved $384,000K + boosted compliance by 20% in just 4 months. Here's how.
  1. New Hampshire orthopedic surgeon arrested for alleged patient abuse

    Thomas Marks, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Claremont, N.H.-based Valley Regional Hospital, is facing allegations he sexually assaulted a patient, CBS affiliate WCAX reported Jan. 25.
  2. 10 sports medicine leaders to know - 1/24

    Below is a list of 10 sports medicine leaders who have made a positive impact on their organizations and have their sights set on future growth. 
  3. Dr. Chad Weber performs 1,000th robotic-assisted procedure

    Chad Weber, DO, a surgeon at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville, Ohio, has performed his 1,000th robotic-assisted orthopedic procedure using Stryker Mako's SmartRobotics, according to a Jan. 24 report from the Daily Advocate. 
  4. Johnson & Johnson's orthopedics sales dip in Q4: 5 notes

    Johnson & Johnson on Jan. 24 posted $23.7 billion in 2022 revenue, a 4.4 percent decrease. Its orthopedic sales remained flat year-over-year, and its fourth-quarter orthopedic sales fell slightly.
  1. Unity MSK partners with Chicago orthopedic practice

    Management services organization Unity MSK partnered with Chicago-based Orthopaedic Associates of Riverside.
  2. New York hospital adds Stryker's spine guidance system

    Surgeons with New York City-based Lenox Hill Hospital began using Stryker's Q guidance system for spine surgery, Northwell Health said Jan. 23. 
  3. 3 Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute updates

    West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute has grown nationally and internationally in the last four months. Here are three updates since Sept. 6: 
  4. Masson Spine Institute adds surgeon

    Phillip Behrens, MD, joined Masson Spine Institute in Orlando, Fla. according to a Jan. 23 LinkedIn post.
  5. 6 things to know about Steadman Clinic

    Steadman Clinic is a Vail, Colo.-based orthopedic clinic that was founded by J. Richard Steadman, MD, who died Jan. 20 at the age of 85. Here are six things to know about the pioneering practice: 
  6. Dr. Daniel Choi performs 1st dualPortal endoscopic spinal surgery in region

    Daniel Choi, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon at Patchogue, N.Y.-based Spine Medicine & Surgery of Long Island, completed the first dualPortal endoscopic spinal surgery on Long Island, according to a Jan. 23 post on the surgeon's LinkedIn profile.
  7. 4 recent orthopedic studies to know

    Becker's reported on four key orthopedic studies since Dec. 12.
  8. 4 recent spine studies to know

    Becker's reported on four key spine studies so far in January:
  9. Icotec's 4.5mm pedicle screws earn FDA clearance

    The FDA cleared Icotec's Vader pedicle system to include 4.5 mm pedicle screws and extended carbon/PEEK rods, the devicemaker said Jan. 24. 

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